June 2012 Archives

Can an online course prepare drivers for real world driving? Thanks to a new law, Ohio teens will soon be able to learn how to drive online.


After three full days of workshops and sessions, panel discussions and keynote speakers, ISTE 2012 has officially come to a close.


A new survey suggests schools and colleges are at least maintaining their technology integration rate, if not increasing it.


This year's Horizon Report details the emerging technologies set to impact K-12 schools in the next one to five years.


The Department of Education hopes the new August observance is a small step in the right direction.


A panel of a dozen educators talked about their experiences flipping their classrooms.


In his keynote this morning at the ISTE conference, Zhao tied the U.S. economy's strength to its entrepreneurial and creative spirit, despite American test scores, which lag behind its Asian counterparts.


Representatives from open-source and proprietary textbooks voiced their opinions about the future of textbooks at this panel.


Girls in grades 6-8 were found most likely to have favorable attitudes toward virtual learning, according to a new study based on Speak Up survey data.


How well a district's technology department communicates with others will be crucial for the success of common standards implementation


Education consultant David Warlick suggests drawing a line between digital natives and immigrants is fine if you use the distinction for good.


The CEO will be stepping down in September. Brian Lewis, who also addressed questions in the media briefing, will be taking over.


Ed-tech advocates courting political attention do so at their peril.


The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released a report that outlines digital learning priorities and trends for schools.


The most important question of this year's conference may be what to do now that technology integration in education has widespread support.


Thanks to the rise of Common Core assessments, virtual testing could make up 50 percent of the assessment market by the 2014-2015 school year.


Some science teachers aren't happy that their Florida district could replace animal dissections with virtual programs.


The online, self-paced, competency-based degree program will begin by targeting skill sets most needed in the state's workforce.


The survey may show how districts are responding to the increased push for online safety education.


The $10 million effort is the latest in a growing field of groups trying to organize online conent in better ways.


New York is moving closer to enacting a stricter law against cyberbullying, which would take effect by July 2013.


The report suggests programs delivering instruction through multiple media platforms can lead to significant improvement in students' mathematics, numeracy, and phonics skills.


Hernando County could join other school districts around the country in placing limitations on digital communications between teachers and students.


Comments from private sector, education technology community suggest changes, clarifications to U.S. Department of Education's new $400 million competition for school districts.


A new NCAA rule that goes into effect June 15 opens the door for Division I and II men's college basketball coaches to text high school athletes.


The chance for players to demonstrate a freedom of choice is a common theme among the highest quality games, suggests the review from Common Sense Media.


According to the lawsuit, the app authors collected kids' names and other private information and sent it to a third party, violating federal online privacy law concerning children under 13.


Preliminary results from the LRMI show both educators and publishers believe the Web search experience isn't successfully routing the right resource to the right searcher.


As our discussion becomes more sophisticated, expect to see more stories asking questions about the emotional and psychological impact of learning via digital media.


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